Maintenance Engineer hos Fox Media


Fox TV StationsFox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.


Do you have a Broadcasting or IT engineering background? If so, we have a part-time position for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. In this role, you will be an important member of a team supporting the News Operation, Production, Master Control and the entire television station. FOX is an exciting place to work where we are breaking barriers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support production and studio equipment, incl. robotic cameras systems, automated master control, automated newsroom automated audio and similar.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of technical equipment both IT and hardware, including network systems, switches, routers, and computers (Servers and PC).
  • Occasionally assist the IT department with supporting Windows computers and network as needed.
  • Experience with Cisco switches, networking infrastructure and Microsoft Office O365 is a major plus.
  • Maintain and update equipment documentation, standard operating procedures, and preventative maintenance procedures as required.
  • Must be able to document daily tasks, projects, and coordinate CAD documentation. Other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of Broadcast and IT technical principles, including production workflows, broadcast equipment and systems including, but not limited to, cameras, sound, vision, graphics, post-production, media management, MCR and various playouts including streaming and OTT.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, able to prioritize a daily workload in a fast paced high-pressure environment, and to meet deadlines both individually, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively across different projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills to provide technical advice for a live news environment.
  • Understanding of and acceptance of the 24/7 staffing requirements associated with the Broadcast industry.
  • Self-motivated, with a passion for the job, proactive and approachable.
  • Solid work ethic with proven technical expertise
  • Physical ability to remove and reinstall servers and similar objects when required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience required or technical school training with electronics training and related experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of professional broadcast & IT equipment.
  • Experience with the following equipment preferred: iNews, Sony's ELC, Chyron graphic systems, SSL audio, VM Ware work environment, Harmonic, WSI, TVU/LiveU, iTX or related broadcast computer systems.

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